2018-19 PACT Professional Development Days


  Fall 2018 - Wednesday, October 17   -  First Christian Church, Falls, Church, VA                                                                                                                                                      

   Spring 2019 - Thursday, March 28 -  Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Rockville,  MD  

Guest Speaker: Sally Neuberger

Topic:   Navigating Challenging Behaviors in Preschool

Approval number CWO-157164 

Credit: 3 Core of Knowledge Hours in Child Development      

Overview: PACT hosts two Professional Development Days each school year.  At the Fall PACT Professional Development Day, participants choose two workshops from a varied selection of topics. Each session lasts two hours.  The Spring PACT Professional Development Day features a well-known guest speaker whose 3-hour presentation focuses on a topic of interest in early childhood education. 

Fall schedule:

         8:45 - 9:05 Registration, refreshments, displays and exhibits
         9:05 - 9:15 Business Meeting
         9:15 - 11:15 First workshop session
         11:15 - 11:45 Break, light lunch is served
         11:45 - 1:45 Second workshop session 

Spring schedule:

        9:00 - 9:30 Registration, refreshments, displays and exhibits
        9:30 - 9:45 Business meeting
        9:45 - 11:15 Guest speaker, first half of presentation
        11:15 - 11:45 Break, light lunch is served                                                                                            .       11:45 - 1:15 Guest speaker, second half of presentation

Credit Hours: Participants will earn 4 Core of Knowledge training hours in early childhood education at the Fall  Professional Development Day. The MSDE (Maryland State Department of Education) approval number for the Fall PDD is  CWO-157009.  Participants will earn 3 Core of Knowledge training hours at the Spring Professional Development Day.

Workshops: Fall workshop choices are listed in the Fall Newsletter (coming soon.. see News page).

Exhibitors display a variety of educational materials. A resource table is also available for members to share information. If you would like to exhibit your educational materials, e-mail info@PACTeachers.org.

 If you would like to present a workshop at a future PACT Professional Development Day, please complete the Presenter's Proposal Form and send to Doreen Bunten  or  Scott Mitchell

Professional Development

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Cooperative Teachers Inc.